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Band 8b Psychologist

Job Description

Are you a Psychologist seeking a new LOCUM challenge? Do you have previous experience working with Older Adults suffering with Mental Health conditions? Do you have previous experience working within a Clinical Setting?

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Band 8b Principal Psychologist for a LOCUM contract supporting North East London Foundation Trust. The successful candidate will provide psychological support to Older Adults with Mental Health Difficulties and Learning Disabilities throughout the Ilford Area. The contract will run for a minimum of 3 months with the likelihood of extension.

Job Purpose: Band 8b Psychologist

Pay Rate: £33.20 PAYE p/h + £250 SCS Sign-Up Bonus
Location: Goodmayes Hospital, Ilford
Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00
Contract: Full-Time

The post holder will work as part of the wider multi-disciplinary Mental Health Team and provide Psychological Assessments and 1:1 treatment to service users with a variety of Mental Health needs including Learning Disabilities and ASD.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To have an awareness of NHS Long-term Plan, NFS and clinical governance priorities, child and adult safeguarding processes and provide/use reflective practice and clinical supervision to provide high quality interventions.
  • To provide specialist psychological advice, guidance and consultation to other professionals contributing to the patient's formulation, diagnosis, and treatment plan and to provide advice to other professionals on psychological aspects of risk assessment and management.
  • To have thorough knowledge and experience of evidence based clinical practice and NICE compliant psychological interventions.


  • Qualification in either Clinical or Counselling Psychology
  • HCPC Registration
  • UK Driving Licence


  • Four weekly payroll runs
  • £250 training allowance
  • Excellent pay rates
  • Exceptional referral bonuses
  • Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact
  • Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
  • Ltd & PAYE payment options available
  • Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.
  • FREE DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services
  • FREE Occupational Health Check and Immunisations